Posts with tag GCh. Afterall Painting the Sky

Christi McDonald

Fancy That: Wrapping Up Houston

The past few days Billy Wheeler reported from ringside at the big Houston shows, giving BISD readers a glimpse of what was happening at last week’s biggest shows in the country. Today I’ll give you a wrap-up of what happened where the country’s Number 1 and Number 2 dogs among all breeds were competing. Before… read more


Spreading the Wealth in Louisville

Sunday, March 17, 2012, the last day of the Kentuckiana Cluster and the second Louisville Kennel Club show, found quite a few dogs placing in the Groups that had not placed the first three days, proving that at one of the largest clusters in the country there are so many quality dogs shown that the… read more


Day One from Louisville

The first all-breed show of the Kentuckiana Cluster was held yesterday, Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville. For a Thursday show, the entry of 2,290 was terrific, and a testament to how much exhibitors and fanciers love this cluster. The show included the Otterhound Club of America regional specialty and… read more

Judge Loraine Boutwell’s BIS winner on Sunday was Wire Fox Terrier GCh. AfterAll Painting The Sky.

Fancy That: Chicago

The four shows of International Cluster in Chicago this past weekend had some surprising results, and quite a number of the Group winners are dogs I have not seen before. Let’s have a look at the winners. On Thursday at the Park Shore Kennel Club show, the entry was 849. Standard Poodle GCh. Jaset’s Satisfaction,… read more

Ch. Topsfield Bumper Cars was the Number 1 Basset 2000 through 2002 and the nation’s Top Hound in 2001. He was handled by Bryan Martin for breeder/owners Claudia and Dom Orlandi, and co-owner Kitty Steidel.

Fancy That: Denver Mixes Old and New

Exhibitors and handlers who were at Westminster and also entered at the Rocky Mountain Cluster in Colorado had a fairly small window of time to recover from the Garden before going at it again at Friday’s all-breed show in Denver. But many made the trip to these shows that draw more than 2,000 dogs per… read more


Fancy That: No Limit For ‘Sky’ at KC of Palm Springs

We reported yesterday on the winners around the country, but in particular at the Kennel Club of Palm Springs, which will no doubt be among the biggest shows of 2013 with more than 3,400 dogs entered both days. The Sunday results were just as interesting as those on Saturday. Toy was the first Group judged,… read more


Days One and Two of the 2013 Show Season

  The first show of 2013 took place on Friday, January 4, in Talmadge, Ohio, where Shetland Sheepdog GCh. Grandgables The Frat Boy was Best in Show from an entry of 746. Saturday found shows in six more locations around the U.S. On Saturday in Texas, Sandy Wheat selected Australian Shepherd GCh. HarmonyHill’s Money Talks… read more

An AKC/Eukanuba Top Ten List

In just 12 short years, the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship has become an institution on the American dog show scene. Since the first show was held in Orlando, Fla., in 2001, AENC has grown to become a celebration of dogs unlike any other. The 2012 show was the largest conformation event held in the U.S. this year…. read more

Wire Fox Terrier GCh. Afterall Painting The Sky was Best in Show at the 12th AKC/Eukanuba National Championship, handled by Gabriel Rangel. Photo courtesy of the American Kennel Club.

The Last Shows of 2012: Two Champions Crowned in Orlando

The last three dog shows of 2012 wrapped up on Sunday, with Best in Shows in Allentown, Pa., and Cleveland, Ohio, awarded to the Top Dog of all breeds, German Wirehaired Pointer ‘Oakley,’ handled by Phil Booth, and the top winning Harrier of all time, GCh. Downhome Hi-Tech Innovator, handled by Susie Olivera. Robin Novack… read more

Top Hound GCh. Kiarry’s Pandora’s Box was the Best in Show winner on Friday. Photo by Carla Viggiano.

Three Down in Florida, and the Big Event Begins

The three Orlando all-breeds have wrapped up, and today AKC/Eukanuba has begun! Whether or not the results at the Wednesday through Friday shows are a preview of what will happen on the weekend remains, of course, to be seen. Perhaps the biggest surprise of the weekend was the reappearance of the 2011 Top Dog of… read more

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